Trail Details

Lake Florence from Mill B South Fork TH<br />via Lake Blanche

Lake Florence from Mill B South Fork TH
via Lake Blanche

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2615 feet
 Main Aspect: Northwest
 Climb Rate: 769 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 15%
Notes: Head west from Lake Blanche to see this lake. It is smaller and a bit lower. 6
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Trailhead
Mill B South Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6220 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 4.3 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The parking lot is east of the first turn in the Mill B S turn. The Lake Blanche trail heads out on an old road to the east. The Broads Fork TH is almost hidden at the west end of the parking lot.


Waypoint 1
Lake Blanche
 Elevation: 8920  Feature: Lake
Notes: If you make it to this lake, you should go to the 2 sister lakes, all within a half mile. The view of Sundial Peak from here is one that is photographed often. I had all 3 lakes to myself for about an hour when I went there, it was hard to leave. Painter/authur Alfred Lambourne left his family and lived in the Lake Blanche area for 5 months in the 1880s.


Destination
Lake Florence
 Elevation: 8835  Feature: Lake
Notes: Painter Henry Culmer named the lake after his daughter. A history of this can be read in Charles Kellers book The Lady in the Ore BucketĚ a history of the SL tri-canyons.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.605319    Longitude: -111.696470 

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External Links
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